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Cross, dribble, flick: Behind the FIH Hockey Pro League restart with Ziggo Sport and Southfields

This week the national teams of the Netherlands and Great Britain played their first FIH Hockey Pro League matches for over six months, at the Wagener Stadium, Amstelveen, in Holland. On Tuesday 27 and Thursday 29 October, these giants of European hockey resumed battle after an unavoidable delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the […]  More

Proximus teams up with On Rewind for interactive UEFA Champions League football coverage

Belgian telco Proximus has worked with Euro Media Group (EMG) company On Rewind, the developer of a gamified live video streaming platform, to provide subscribers of its All Sports TV pack a new and innovative experience on its Proximus Pickx app and website. The launch of the new interactive video player functionality, timed to coincide […]  More

Remotely produced live 2020-21 UEFA Champions League group stage draw powered by TVU Networks

UEFA recently selected TVU Networks to deliver its first-ever remote production for the 2020 UEFA Champions League and Europa League Final 8 Draw, as well as the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw and awards ceremony. The COVID-19 pandemic meant that representatives of the participating teams were unable to physically attend the draws and […]  More

DAZN restarts global platform expansion from 1 December with major boxing matches

DAZN has announced it is restarting a significant expansion of its streaming service with the launch of a new global platform on 1 December, after delaying its initial planned kick off in May due to the pandemic. It is moving into around 220 countries and territories from its current nine – Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, […]  More

Anevia successfully acquired by Ateme after sale of majority stake

Following the announcement on 6 October 2020 of the signature of the final agreements, Ateme has confirmed the acquisition of Anevia. The completion of the sale follows the delivery by the contribution auditors of their reports, in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory provisions. The majority shareholders will shortly transfer the balance of their interest […]  More

TVC becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Broadcast Solutions Group

Following the acquisition completed on 22 October 2020, TVC Solutions has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Broadcast Solutions Group. TVC is an independent systems integrator with clients mostly from across Europe and occasionally from Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It is primarily a project-based organisation customised to deliver broadcast projects. Stefan Breder, chief […]  More

TVN Live-Copter helps bring new perspectives to sport post-lockdown

TVN Mobile Production has expanded its aerial video portfolio with the addition of the TVN Live-Copter, which has been used over recent months as live sport has returned post-lockdown. TVN Live-Copter enables stable picture transmission in full HD broadcast quality. The signal transfer has been designed so that the live signal (including Tally, return signal […]  More

Next Generation Audio Summit 2020: Sky to discuss virtual crowd and broadcast sound in the ‘new normal’

Speakers from Sky Sports in the UK and Sky Sport in Germany will take part in next week’s Next Generation Audio Summit 2020 (3-5 November) discussing the development and application of the virtual crowd concept that has been used in the Premier League, Bundesliga and Champions League. Kevin McCue, Sky Sports director of technical operations, […]  More

Research: Sports broadcast piracy viewers will only respond to deterrents and hard consequences

The biggest deterrents for viewers of pirate sports streams are the fear of disruption to their viewing, and the risk of legal and social consequences, according to a new report. Viewers of illegal sports broadcast streams fear being arrested or fined, with 84% of sports fans who watch illegal streams citing those as reasons to […]  More

Environment, sustainability and sport: Extreme E and the WaterBear Network platform

Launching in late November, WaterBear Network is an environmentally-focused, innovative mobile app and digital platform that intends to empower its audience to turn intention into action. With original content and curated documentaries inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, WaterBear aims to engage millions in the creation of a new, sustainable and just future […]  More